Mozambique: Arrests in Cholera Clashes


Police have arrested 17 people accused of spreading disinformation about a cholera outbreak and mobs that destroyed local officials' homes.
  • Mozambique:  17 People Arrested for Cholera Riots in Nampula

    Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique, 22 February 2013

    The Mozambican police have arrested 17 people accused of promoting disinformation campaigns about the origins of cholera, and of leading mobs which destroyed the homes of local ... read more »

A man washes his hands during cholera prevention session (file photo)

  • Mozambique:  Cholera Disinformation Leads to Clashes

    Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique, 17 February 2013

    At least two people were injured, and two others are reported dead in clashes in Mecufi district, in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, between police and mobs claiming that ... read more »

  • Mozambique:  Cholera Confirmed in Northern Mozambique

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 8 February 2013

    In the last 10 days, 22 cases of the waterborne disease cholera have been confirmed by laboratory testing in three areas in and around the northern Mozambique town of Pemba, in ... read more »